Welcome, December! With the new month ahead, we can’t help but jump right into the holiday season with our Top 11 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, December 2nd – 5th, 2021.
Among a variety of art-filled events and festive fun, the upcoming weekend includes a plethora of holiday celebration, wonderful ways to have fun while giving back, and some really unique ways to embrace some holiday fun that feels like a step outside of the “Same Old.”
From cocktail parties for the grownups to puppet shows for the kiddos, we have you covered with fun for everyone – from ages 1 to 92!
From indoor exhibitions to outdoor experiences – and everything in between – Fernbank Museum is bringing the jolly this season with their Holiday Happenings! Enjoy beloved pastimes or pick up a new tradition along with way with a variety of festive fun for all ages.
Holiday Happenings Dates November 20th, 2021 – January 9th, 2022
Showcasing celebrations from around the globe, the Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World fills Fernbank Museum with over two floors of twinkling, beautifully decorated trees throughout the holiday season!
Event Details November 20th, 2021 – January 9th, 2022
Immerse yourself in all that Callanwolde has to offer through a welcoming, family-friendly art experience this holiday season! Filled with twinkling lights, laughter, and delectable treats, Winter House offers 16 days of art and holiday magic all in one place.
Join in the spirit of the season as everyone in town decorates with tons of sparkling lights – Even lighting up the trees on the verge! For some extra fun with the kiddos in mind, neighbors are encouraged to include Santa somewhere in their decorations so children can play “Where’s Santa?” as they ride through the city.
In addition to the homes throughout the city, between 10-12 homes will also be featured with their Over-the-Top decorations! Soak up the festive feeling of the season while exploring the decorated homes in the city, the Avondale Business District, and the plazas around town.
Get ready to shop and celebrate the season! After going fully virtual last year, the Decatur Holiday Marketplace + Café celebrates its 30th anniversary by returning both online and in-person.
In-Person Event Dates December 10th – 11th, 2021
Virtual Dates November 26th – December 11th, 2021
Bring the Decatur Holiday Marketplace straight to your home with amazing artists from the best online marketplace in the state! Due to concerns over the pandemic, the in-person marketplace will feature fewer artists this year to accommodate social distancing; however, we are thrilled to announce they will be able to celebrate their landmark 30th anniversary in-person! Due to the success of last year’s virtual market, it will also continue through this year. Continue reading “Decatur Holiday Marketplace Returns Virtually and In-Person!”»
For the holidays, you can’t beat hometown. Shop and celebrate locally in November and December at Terrific Thursdays in Decatur!
2021 Dates November 4th, 11th, 18th December 2nd, 9th, 16th
Knock out your holiday shopping with special in-store events, discounts, and treats at over 20 shops, restaurants, and services. Participating shops will stay open late, offering a variety of festive fun. This year will feature new walk-through light displays on the square and in Oakhurst – So be sure to snap some selfies and tag #holidaysindecaturga for all the updates!